The Registered Nurse - Emergency Department position potentially requires flexibility in schedule and assignments, as the healthcare system includes a 24/7 hospital. The incumbent must be poised and articulate in communicating with people of varied educational levels and varied ethnic backgrounds. **This is an OPEN CONTINOUS ANNOUNCMENT and will remain open until September 30, 2022. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be December 9, 2021. with subsequent cut-off dates on the 1st of each month. Eligible applications received after that date will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available.** ***Applicant Expiration: Applicants will remain active for 3 months after their initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USAJobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period.*** The Registered Nurse - Emergency Department is willing to work cooperatively as a member of a team in all assignments and locations. Makes caring for the veteran his/her priority while in the work setting and demonstrates customer service principles in all aspects of work. Self-motivated in the pursuit of meeting professional work standards. Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components. Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture. values. and previous experiences. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Poises and articulates in communicating with people of varied educational levels and varied ethnic backgrounds. Works cooperatively as a member of a team in all assignments. Participates in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs. Work Schedule: Varies - Service determines Tour of Duty to meet the needs of the unit. Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Bargaining Unit Position: Covered.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.